The Sisters Are Alright : Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in AmericaMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oakland : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2015Description: 1 online resource (167 p.).ISBN: 9781626563520.Subject(s): African American women -- Biography | African American women -- Public opinion | African American women -- Social conditions | Racism -- United States | Stereotypes (Social psychology) -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Sisters Are Alright : Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in AmericaDDC classification: 305.48/896073 | 305.48896073 LOC classification: E185.86 .W5565 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction: The Trouble with Black Women; 1 Beauty: Pretty for a Black Girl; 2 Sex: Bump and Grind; 3 Marriage: Witches, Thornbacks, and Sapphires; 4 Motherhood: Between Mammy and a Hard Place; 5 Anger: Twist and Shout; 6 Strength: Precious Mettle; 7 Health: Fat, Sick, and Crazy; Epilogue: The Sisters Are Alright; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; About the Author
What's wrong with black women? Not a damned thing!The Sisters Are Alright exposes anti-black-woman propaganda and shows how real black women are pushing back against distorted cartoon versions of themselves. When African women arrived on American shores, the three-headed hydra-servile Mammy, angry Sapphire, and lascivious Jezebel-followed close behind. In the '60s, the Matriarch, the willfully unmarried baby machine leeching off the state, joined them. These stereotypes persist to this day through newspaper headlines, Sunday sermons, social media memes, cable punditry, government policies, and
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